How aviators can handle career turbulence

How aviators can handle career turbulence

New virtual forum series from UND Aerospace confronts reality of aviation industry downturn UND archival image. This isn’t the airlines’ first rodeo. While the early impacts of a global pandemic have been grim for the airline industry, and the current students of UND […]

UND Aerospace’s ground school sets pace with move to remote education

UND Aerospace’s ground school sets pace with move to remote education

Thanks to rapid action of UND Aerospace faculty, students can complete current ground school courses online UND archival image. UND Aerospace’s quick request to move its ground school online won almost immediate approval from the FAA, a development that may have paved […]

Freshman trio wants to make airline-luggage tracking a ‘flash’

Freshman trio wants to make airline-luggage tracking a ‘flash’

Concept for modern baggage tag makes UND freshmen finalists in FAA Smart Airport Design Challenge From left to right, John Dulski, Mihir Patel and Harley Jiang are all academic freshmen in UND’s commercial aviation program. This past fall, they came together to […]

‘Eyes light up’ at third annual Aerospace Community Day

‘Eyes light up’ at third annual Aerospace Community Day

Thousands venture through halls of UND Aerospace and get first-hand experience with nation’s leading flight school Eight-year-old Andrew Cassanelli controlled a virtual airfield with the help of Hannah Park, an air traffic management major, at Saturday’s Aerospace Community Day. Photo by […]

Simulators on campus: UND Aerospace launches VR flight trainer

Simulators on campus: UND Aerospace launches VR flight trainer

Odegard School’s new Virtual Reality lab represents pilot training’s next frontier Students hone their flying skills in the new Virtual Reality Lab in the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. When he was being recruited […]

Simulators on campus: Aerospace students ‘fly’ at zero altitude

Simulators on campus: Aerospace students ‘fly’ at zero altitude

Simulators are perfect for hands-on learning and practicing emergency procedures — and UND makes full use of them The scenarios presented in UND’s 360-degree air-traffic-control tower simulator are so realistic, students at times emerge dripping in sweat. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.   Editor’s […]

Air Traffic Control hiring reform: What it means for UND

Air Traffic Control hiring reform: What it means for UND

Passage of Hoeven-led legislation, via defense bill, gives vital boost to UND’s Air Traffic Management program Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., shown here during his April 2019 visit to UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, was instrumental in passing the […]

UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

Aerospace, Petroleum Engineering receive $755,000 to study whether aviation safety concepts work for offshore drilling Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, assistant professor of aviation, is the principal investigator on a prestigious grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine examining the […]

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Gen. John Raymond made his first public visit since the formation of the U.S. Space Force at the invitation of Sen. Kevin Cramer Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond (center) took part in a brief walking tour of UND Aerospace’s facilities during […]

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UND Aerospace has 225 UAS graduates since program launch in 2009 Since the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences launched its UAS operation degree program 10 years ago, there have been 225 graduates. Currently, there are 159 students majoring in […]